The Advisory Board enhances the interaction between the Academy and society. In August 2010, Sibelius Academy invited 27 influential people from various fields to join the board. A former member of the Board of the Bank of Finland, Sinikka Salo, D. Soc. Sc., acts as the board's chair.
In its strategy, confirmed in March 2010, Sibelius Academy set as one of its goals to be a responsible and sought-after cooperation partner for actors in the cultural field, business, and public administration.
Formerly, the Advisory Board operated in association with the Sibelius Academy Foundation. Between 2003 and 2009, it was chaired by Vesa Vainio, and during that time, 25 actors from various fields lent their expertise to Sibelius Academy.
Advisory Board 2010–2013
von Rettig, Ann